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Re: [SLE] network install over ssh
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 12:21:20 +0200
  • Message-id: <e4k670$34i$1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Carl Hartung wrote:

> If you could log into a second and third console during stage 1...

Yep, that's not a problem.

> even using something like screen... you could 'park' #3 in the
> directory where YaST writes the stage 2 boot script,

Looks like /etc/init.d/

> Once the stage 2 boot script has been written, you quickly switch to
> #2, suspend YaST, switch back to #3 and edit the script in such a way
> as to launch YaST in a session that you can log into remotely. Once
> the script is updated, you switch back to #2 to resume YaST and allow
> it to reboot.
> Remember, it's just a concept... I have no way of knowing how
> realistic it is.

It might work - but surely there is a "proper" (i.e. by SUSE) way to do
this? There is a Network Install page in the wiki at, but
it's not exactly comprehensive :-(

/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich

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